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NSA top lawyer says tech giants knew about data collection

NSA top lawyer says tech giants knew about data collection news.cnet.com 209 TWEETS

Nevermind the vociferous denials from tech titans like Google, Microsoft, and Apple. They knew the government was collecting their user data, the NSA's general counsel says. Read this article by Seth Rosenblatt on CNET News.

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Our doom will come sci-fi-style, NASA-funded study says

Our doom will come sci-fi-style, NASA-funded study says news.cnet.com 586 TWEETS

Uh-oh. The '1 Percent' might just lead to the complete collapse of civilization, according to a study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. But all hope is not lost. Read this article by Michael Franco on CNET.

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Snowden at SXSW: The NSA set fire to the future of the Internet

Snowden at SXSW: The NSA set fire to the future of the Internet news.cnet.com 241 TWEETS

In his first extended comments to the public, Edward Snowden calls on the development community at South by Southwest to create more usable privacy and security tools. Read this article by Seth Rosenblatt on CNET News.

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Assange: Critics got lucky because NSA had no PR strategy - Though the WikiLeaks founder and critics like Edward Snowden were forced into exile, they took advantage of the previously-silent NSA's lack of experience at spinning public opinion, Assange told

Assange: Critics got lucky because NSA had no PR strategy - Though the WikiLeaks founder and critics like Edward Snowden were forced into exile, they took advantage of the previously-silent NSA's lack of experience at spinning public opinion, Assange told news.cnet.com 341 TWEETS

Though the WikiLeaks founder and critics like Edward Snowden were forced into exile, they took advantage of the previously silent NSA's lack of experience at spinning public opinion, Assange told SXSW. Read this article by Daniel Terdiman on CNET News.

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Amazon workers' lawsuit to be heard by US Supreme Court

Amazon workers' lawsuit to be heard by US Supreme Court news.cnet.com 149 TWEETS

Everyday after work, warehouse employees have to wait in long bag-check lines to make sure they're not toting stolen goods -- some workers want to be paid for that time. Read this article by Dara Kerr on CNET News.

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Colbert turns his funny gun on Snowden in RSA keynote | Security & Privacy

Colbert turns his funny gun on Snowden in RSA keynote | Security & Privacy news.cnet.com 471 TWEETS

No joke: Stephen Colbert's not a fan of Edward Snowden's whistleblowing, the political satirist tells a packed house at the closing RSA Conference keynote speech. Read this article by Seth Rosenblatt on CNET News.

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Tim Cook advises climate change deniers to get out of Apple stock | Apple

Tim Cook advises climate change deniers to get out of Apple stock | Apple news.cnet.com 1585 TWEETS

In a response to a shareholder suggestion that Apple stop its environmentally friendly initiatives, the typically temperate Apple CEO draws a blunt line in the sand. Read this article by Nick Statt on CNET News.

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Sen. Manchin demands complete US ban on Bitcoin | Politics and Law

Sen. Manchin demands complete US ban on Bitcoin | Politics and Law news.cnet.com 260 TWEETS

Sen. Joe Manchin, who has not exactly been a booster of the cryptocurrency, is asking federal regulators to 'ban' Bitcoin because it's 'highly unstable and disruptive.' Read this article by Declan McCullagh on CNET News.

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NSA protest stirs up memories of AT&T spying scandal

NSA protest stirs up memories of AT&T spying scandal news.cnet.com 272 TWEETS

An AT&T whistleblower, who leaked documents in 2006 that showed the company opened up its systems to the National Security Agency, took center stage at a 'The Day We Fight Back' protest in San Francisco. Read this article by Donna Tam on CNET News.

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Democrats in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that will give the FCC authority to impose its Net neutrality rules until it can come up with a more permanent legal fix.

Democrats in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that will give the FCC authority to impose its Net neutrality rules until it can come up with a more permanent legal fix. news.cnet.com 211 TWEETS

Democrats in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that will give the FCC authority to impose its Net neutrality rules until it can come up with a more permanent legal fix. Read this article by Marguerite Reardon on CNET News.

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Can smart guns slash gun violence? Silicon Valley says yes | Cutting Edge - CNET News

Can smart guns slash gun violence? Silicon Valley says yes | Cutting Edge - CNET News news.cnet.com 251 TWEETS

Star investor Ron Conway is among those behind a series of $1 million challenges aimed at using technology to improve gun safety. The key? Find ways to make sure only guns' owners are able to fire them. Read this article by Daniel Terdiman on CNET News.

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Snowden: "I think a person should be able to dial a number, make a purchase, send an SMS, write an e-mail, or visit a Web site without having to think about what it's going to look like on their permanent record."

Snowden: "I think a person should be able to dial a number, make a purchase, send an SMS, write an e-mail, or visit a Web site without having to think about what it's going to look like on their permanent record." news.cnet.com 343 TWEETS

During a live Web chat, NSA leaker Edward Snowden emphasizes the need for the rule of law. He also strikes, at one point, a tone you might take as conciliatory. Read this article by Edward Moyer on CNET News.

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to hold Q&A Thursday

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to hold Q&A Thursday news.cnet.com 496 TWEETS

Former NSA contractor is expected to offer his opinion on NSA reforms President Obama announced last week. Read this article by Steven Musil on CNET News.

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Ex-CIA No. 2: NSA surveillance system might have stymied 9/11 attacks

Ex-CIA No. 2: NSA surveillance system might have stymied 9/11 attacks news.cnet.com 251 TWEETS

Mike Morell, Former Deputy Director of the CIA, also argues in interview that there was no evidence of systematic abuse. Read this article by Charles Cooper on CNET News.

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Why you should care about Net neutrality (FAQ)

Why you should care about Net neutrality (FAQ) news.cnet.com 322 TWEETS

CNET's Maggie Reardon explains what a recent federal appeals court decision to throw out the FCC's Net neutrality rules means to the average consumer -- and why it matters. Read this article by Marguerite Reardon on CNET News.

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Appeals court strikes down FCC's Net neutrality rules | Politics and Law

Appeals court strikes down FCC's Net neutrality rules | Politics and Law news.cnet.com 385 TWEETS

Broadband providers aren't 'common carriers,' court says, and that makes all the difference in a decision certain to shake up the fixed broadband and wireless industries. Read this article by Marguerite Reardon on CNET News.

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Supreme Court agrees to hear Aereo case: The US Supreme Court granted a writ of certiori -- jargon for "OK, we'll hear this one" -- in the case pitting the networks against the streamer of over-the-air broadcasts.

Supreme Court agrees to hear Aereo case: The US Supreme Court granted a writ of certiori -- jargon for "OK, we'll hear this one" -- in the case pitting the networks against the streamer of over-the-air broadcasts. news.cnet.com 171 TWEETS

The US Supreme Court granted a writ of certiori -- jargon for 'OK, we'll hear this one' -- in the case pitting the networks against the streamer of over-the-air broadcasts. Read this article by Joan E. Solsman on CNET News.

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How Kim Dotcom became Hollywood's biggest villain | Internet & Media - CNET News

How Kim Dotcom became Hollywood's biggest villain | Internet & Media - CNET News news.cnet.com 191 TWEETS

A '60 Minutes' report this Sunday will look at the lavish life of the Megaupload founder and why the entertainment industry considers him to be the world's No. 1 pirate. Here's a preview. Read this article by CNET News staff on CNET News.

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